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4
Oct

BCAK receives donation from the staff of RBC Kingston

Through the generosity of RBC Kingston, we are able to continue to provide programs along with support groups to those afflicted with breast cancer. A heartfelt thanks goes out to RBC Kingston staff for this very generous donation.

9
Sep

Chestmates Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Team

Chestmates breast cancer survivor dragon boat team is a program of Breast Cancer Action Kingston. We are a group of 22 spirited breast cancer survivors ranging in age from 30’s to 70’s. The team was formed in 2001 with two of the original members still paddling. New members are always welcome.  Practices take place twice a week from the end

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9
Sep

2019 Share the Care Golf Tournament Highlights

On behalf of the (David) Cupido family and the organizing committee of the 2019 Share the Care Golf tournament, we would like to thank the 35 plus sponsor/donors, the 100 plus companies and individuals who donated to the silent auction table, the field of golfers who braved the elements and arrived back in the clubhouse soaked to the bone …

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28
Aug

BCAK receives donation from the new Giant Tiger Riocan Centre location

The new Giant Tiger in the Riocan Centre chose Breast Cancer Action Kingston as their charity of choice. A huge thank you goes out to all the Staff and Management of Giant Tiger. Thanks to all!

5
Jul

BCAK receives donation from the staff of Joyceville Institution

We received a very generous donation from the staff of Joyceville Institution. With this donation of $ 2,043.80, we will be able to assist those afflicted with breast cancer. A huge thank you going out to all the staff who gave so generously. Thanks to all!

19
Jun

2019 Ford Escape SEL Auto Raffle

Dear Members & Supporters of BCAK:   We are very excited to announce that BCAK has partnered again this year with Petrie Ford and you can win a new 2019 Ford Escape valued at $39,550 with tax. The price is still $25 each and we only had 3000 tickets made this year, (5000 last year) so your chances of winning

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19
Jun

CFKA Grant Awarded to BCAK

For most of us experiencing breast cancer, the story is shared. The lump, then surgery, chemotherapy, irradiation, hormonal therapy, depending on the case. When all treatments are finished you may think that’s it. But no! In about half the cases, lymphedema, a swelling of the arm and hand sets in. This is because lymph nodes may have been removed because

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21
Jun

Summer 2017 Issue of ‘BCAK TODAY’ now available

BCAK has released the Summer 2017 edition of its TODAY newsletter.  In addition to the normal updates of ongoing activities, this issue contains articles on recent and upcoming events – BCAK’s Walk for Awareness, Education Evening and “Share the Care” Golf Tournament.  You will also find articles on Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s “Thriving Together” conference, a new drug for metastatic breast

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27
May

Introducing Our New Logo

New Logo Released in Conjunction with 24th Annual Walk For Awareness In Conjunction with our 24th Annual Walk For Awareness, we are introducing our new logo.  Our original logo was created 23 years ago when BCAK was first registered as a charitable organization.  The new logo incorporates a stylized version of the traditional  pink breast cancer ribbon with black teardrop,

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8
May

Cook For Your Life

Cook For Your Life is an organization founded by cancer survivor, Ann Ogden.  CFYL’s mission is to teach healthy cooking to people touched by cancer.  It turns nutrition guidelines into practical, easy recipes that are designed specifically for the different stages of treatment, and to promote healthy survivorship.  CFYL is not about food as medicine, nor food to cure. It’s

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